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PHOTOS: Zoroastrians celebrate annual feast of Sadeh in Yazd

PayvandNews – The Zoroastrians marked Sadeh, an ancient feast celebrating the creation of fire, in Yazd, Iran this week. The feast is marked on the tenth day of the eleventh month of Iranian calendar annually. Sadeh has been observed since the days when Zoroastrianism was the dominant religion in the powerful Persian empire.

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Conserving Iran and Iraq’s wetlands

unenvironment.org  – There’s growing awareness in the Islamic Republic of Iran that wetlands are valuable and sustain livelihoods. Ramsar, “the gem of northern Iran”, is the town that gives its name to the Ramsar Convention.

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United States lifts ban on farmed caviar import from Iran after 25 years

PayvandNews – An adviser to Iran’s minister of agriculture reported on Wednesday that the United Stated has lifted the ban on farmed caviar import from Iran, adding that 10 km of the product were exported to the US last year.

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Iran’s Secular National Front Asks Rouhani Permit for Public Gathering

RFL/RE – The National Front, one of Iran’s secular political organizations, has called for a permit to hold a public gathering in Tehran on March 5.

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New protests erupt across cities and towns in Iran

AL-Arabia – Protests have erupted once again in scores of Iranian cities and towns on Thursday, according to the network of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (MEK). According to the MEK Young people chanted “death to the dictator” and “death to Khamenei” in Isfahan while people gathered in Enghelab (revolution) Square, and Azadi (freedom) square in the western city …

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